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'Papa Meilland ®' rose References
Book  (Feb 2009)  Page(s) 135.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Feb 2009)  Page(s) 134.  
‘Papa Meilland’/Meicesar: Rosiers modernes à grosses fleurs. Hybride de Thé. Parents: Issu de ‘Chrysler Impérial’ x ‘Charles Mallerin’. Obtenteur: Meilland 1963. Description et conseils… NB: ‘Papa Meilland’ est la première rose à avoir été enregistrée en France, pour bénéficier d’une protection juridique spécifique.
Website/Catalog  (22 Dec 1998)  Page(s) 35.  Includes photo(s).
Papa Meilland Hybrid Tea. Alain Meilland 1963. Description... velvety red petals and strong damask fragrance... the breeding line of 'Papa Meilland' is exactly the same as that of 'Oklahoma' and 'Mr. Lincoln' -- the latter two having been hybridized and introduced in California by Weeks in 1964...
Book  (Jul 1996)  Page(s) 32.  Includes photo(s).
Papa Meilland Large-flowered bush (Hybrid Tea) Meilland (France) 1963. ('Meisar') Description.
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 62.  
Papa Meilland Large-flowered (Hybrid Tea bush. Description... blackish red buds open to... high centered dark red double flowers. Parentage: 'Chrysler Imperial' x 'Charles Mallerin'. Alain Meilland (France) 1963. Alain Meilland named this for his grandfather Antoine (1884-1971).
Book  (Mar 1994)  Page(s) 5.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 430.  
Papa Meilland® Hybrid Tea, dark red, 1963, (MEIsar; MEIcesar); 'Chrysler Imperial' x 'Charles Mallerin'; Meilland, Alain. Description.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 203.  Includes photo(s).
Papa Meilland Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: 'Chrysler Imperial' x 'Charles Mallerin'. (aka MEIsar) France 1963. Description and cultivation. Flowers: dark crimson. A very good exhibition rose and wonderful cut flower... Very susceptible to mildew and black spot and tends to die back in winter...
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 169.  Includes photo(s).
A Hybrid Tea with large, prize-winning, crimson flowers on a bushy plant. Meilland (France) 1963. ('Chrysler Imperial' x 'Charles Mallerin') Repeats. Susceptible to mildew and blackspot. Height: 90 cm (3 ft.) Excellent scent.
Book  (1990)  Page(s) 61.  
Ted Phillips, Rosanna, Victoria.  Some of the Darker Reds and Others.  
Papa Meilland The "Hall of Fame" winner for 1988. When grown on "Indica Major" stock this is almost as good as 'Mister Lincoln' but for me plants of this cultivar on both Multiflora and Dr. Huey rootstocks suffered a very short life span. At its best it makes a big husky plant with masses of flowers. Perfume is a lovely damask and stems are good. Colour is a good dark red with a fiery overlay, but it fades a little more quickly than 'Mister Lincoln'.  I dislike the random pinky-white flecks which occur too frequently. Good form but rather fleeting. At its best it is magnificent as the focal area of a large arrangement.
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